| Nov 30, 2012
| 6:24 AM
New York -- The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday endorsed an upgraded U.N. status for the Palestinian Authority, despite intense opposition from the United States and Israel.
The resolution elevates their status from "non-member observer...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 4:31 AM
Researchers commissioned by the Defense Department said Monday that decades-old limits on lead exposure are inadequate to protect the health of workers on military firing ranges.
Moreover, the National Academy of Science reported, lead from ammunition...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Some fuss was recently made over the role President Obama plays in "SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama bin Laden," a docu-drama premiering on National Geographic Channel on Sunday. There were accusations that the timing — days before the election...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 5:00 AM
For Maryland businesses, the seemingly never-ending political season and the cloud of economic uncertainty that accompanied it were supposed to have subsided at election's end. However, just as we thought we had put the campaign season behind us,...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 8:37 AM
WASHINGTON -- Former CIA Director David Petraeus testified on Capitol Hill on Friday that the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was an act of terrorism committed by al Qaeda-linked militants.
That's according to U.S. Rep. Peter King of New...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 5:30 AM
The spiraling scandal that took down former CIA Director David Petraeus has apparently ensnared another powerful general, as authorities announced that Gen. John Allen is under investigation for allegedly sending inappropriate messages to Jill Kelley, a...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Like a set of Russian dolls, in which each doll contains a slightly smaller version of itself hidden inside, the sex scandal that forced CIA Director David Petraeus from office last week seems full of secret compartments that have yet to be revealed....
| Nov 14, 2012
| 9:20 AM
FBI and CIA officials were to travel Wednesday to Capitol Hill to brief the House Intelligence Committee's chairman and its top Democratic member on the resignation of CIA Director David Petraeus and the investigation that led up to it, according to a...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:39 PM
When Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen overheard a platoon of first-year midshipmen at the Naval Academy shout "kill" during training one summer day a decade ago, he ordered the word expunged from their vocabulary.
The then-commandant explained that...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Gaza City -- Rockets and shells crisscrossed the skies over southern Israel and Gaza on Thursday as Palestinian militants continued rocket attacks on Israeli civilians and Israel pounded what it called terror sites.
Israel reported three people killed....
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:15 PM
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned Thursday night that the United States must beef up its cyber defenses or suffer as it did on September 11, 2001, for failing to see the warning signs ahead of a devastating terrorist attack.
Calling it a “pre-...